Trip Ideas, Planning and Preparation

Surly Troll at Glines Dam Overlook, Olympic Peninsula, Elwha River Valley
Surly Troll at Glines Dam Overlook, Olympic Peninsula, Elwha River Valley

Trip Ideas

2021: WA & OR short tours. Thailand/SE Asia Nov/Dec.
2022: Tucson, AZ in Jan. Great Divide MB Route late June. Baja Divide??
2023+: PBP #3? NZ for TA #2; Pamir Highway/Tajikistan/Central Asia; Western Wildlands Route; Southeast Asia; Europe on Eurovelo routes; Australia’s west coast; Trekking in the Indian Himalayas?

Preparation:

Current Bike: 2017 Surly Troll, Rohloff/Schmidt hubs, Avid/Yokozona brakes. 26×3″ Surly Knard tires and bikepacking bags.

Gear: After many decades of touring, backpacking and travel I have every conceivable thing I’ll ever need…

Training: Never enough, but getting more consistent. Touring regularly is the preferred method.

A few things to improve: GPS skills.

That’s the current state of things so far…

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